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Hemihypertrophy


Topics: | Hemihypertrophy | Hemihyperplasia | Hemihyperplasia, Isolated | Hemi - 3 Syndrome, Included | Medullary Sponge Kidney |

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Hemihypertrophy
Hemihypertrophy Online Support and Information Group
Visitor Comments [for Families]
The rare condition in which one side of the body seems to grow faster than the other is called Hemihypertrophy. The disease can be caused by genetic factors, and it can also occur by chance ... include cancer of the kidney, cancer of the liver, and a condition called Beckwith - Wiedemann Syndrome. The problem I mentioned above, for which I was checked twice per year as a child, is Wilms Tumor ...

HEMIHYPERTROPHY
Victor A. McKusick, OMIM, Johns Hopkins University, September 14, 2007
Visitor Comments [for Professionals mainly]
Alternative titles; symbols
HEMIHYPERPLASIA
HEMIHYPERPLASIA, ISOLATED
HEMI - 3 SYNDROME, INCLUDED
Fraumeni et al. (1967) described affected brother and sister and recorded that their maternal uncle was said to have had one leg longer than the other since childhood. They reviewed 6 other examples of familial occurrence. These included instances of successive generations affected. See 194070 for an account of Wilms tumor in children of a woman with hemihypertrophy ... Polish - Brazilian family with possible involvement in grandfather, mother, and mother's sister and grandson. Nudleman et al. (1984) delineated a subtype of hemihypertrophy, designated by them the hemi - 3 syndrome, which also showed hemihypesthesia, hemiareflexia and scoliosis ...
... Prospective multicenter study of isolated hemihyperplasia ... Among 168 patients ascertained, a total of 10 tumors developed in 9 patients, for an overall incidence of 5.9 % ... 4 unilateral Wilms tumors, 2 bilateral Wilms tumors, 2 adrenal cell carcinomas, 1 hepatoblastoma, ... 1 leiomyosarcoma of the small bowell ...
Reviewing their experience with 18 patients with a referring diagnosis of Proteus syndrome (17690), Biesecker et al. (1998) found that Proteus syndrome is frequently confused with hemihyperplasia ...

Signe clinique de: Hemihypertrophie
ORPHA.net
Visitor Comments [French]
... La plupart des maladies ont une grande variabilité d'expression et le tableau clinique de chaque malade est unique ...
Scoliose ...
thorax asymetrie ...
asymetrie corporelle ...
dents mal implantees ...
retard mental / psycho - moteur ...
face asymetrie ...
nephroblastome ...
vessie anomalie ...
hernie inguinale ...
myelomeningocele ...
areflexie / hyporeflexie ...
cardiopathie congenitale ...
testicule ectopie / cryptorchidie ...
insensibilite douleur / troubles sensitifs ...

Hemihypertrophy (Hemihyperplasia)
I.B.I.S. Birth Defects, 2005
Visitor Comments [Ukrainian]
A fact sheet for specialists in Ukrainian.
Definition ... Clinical features ... Associated anomalies ... Diagnosis and differential diagnosis ... Etiology and pathogenesis ... Prognosis ...

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